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Stewart’s Shops to offer American Red Cross blood donors a sweet reward in June

“Give A Pint, Get A Pint” returns for an eighth year Summer is time when blood donations slow down, yet the need for blood donations doesn’t take a summer vacation. That’s why, for the eighth year in a row, Stewart’s Shops is treating American Red Cross blood donors to free pints... Continue Reading →

Volunteers install 1,000+ free smoke alarms for local families during Sound the Alarm events

American Red Cross volunteers and community partners installed more than 1,000 free smoke alarms for families during Sound the Alarm home fire safety events in the Eastern New York region. Additional bed shaker and strobe alarms were installed for hearing... Continue Reading →

Take action: Give blood this May

It’s hard to predict when an accident or emergency may happen. But you can help hospitals stand ready by giving blood or platelets with the American Red Cross during Trauma Awareness Month in May. When every second counts, blood products... Continue Reading →

National Volunteer Week: These community heroes are the true heart of the American Red Cross

It’s National Volunteer Week and we're recognizing the work of the selfless individuals who generously give their valuable time to support people in need. Across the country, more than 275,000 Red Cross volunteers serve their communities by responding to thousands... Continue Reading →

Be Kind, Give Blood or Platelets in April

The American Red Cross and PEANUTS® are joining forces this April as a reminder that it’s cool to be kind and help save lives. Right now, donors of all types, especially type O blood donors and those giving platelets, are needed... Continue Reading →

Lend an arm: Give blood or platelets

For patients in the ER, fighting cancer or facing a life-threatening illness, help can’t wait.But without necessary blood products, patient care may be delayed. It’s critically important to maintain the blood supply to ensure blood and platelets are available when... Continue Reading →

Daylight Saving Time: Turn your clocks forward and test your smoke alarms

Daylight saving time begins this Sunday, March 12 and we remind everyone to TURN your clocks forward one hour and TEST your smoke alarms. Did you know working smoke alarms can cut the risk of dying in a home fire... Continue Reading →

Telling the Red Cross Story in New York State

Each year, the American Red Cross meets with our state representatives to educate them about the services we provide to their constituents. This helps to build strong relationships, opens lines of communication, and fosters partnership opportunities. The Red Cross in... Continue Reading →

Blood Donor: “It’s the absolute easiest thing you can do to save a life.”

During Red Cross Month, we honor people who make the lifesaving mission of the American Red Cross possible. Heather DeVito of Oneida County is a long-time blood donor. In her own words, she recalls her first donation and describes her... Continue Reading →

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